Jonathan Metter is a psychotherapist in private practice in North Hollywood, CA. In North Hollywood, he practices alongside psychiatrist Omid Naim, MD as part of a multidisciplinary clinical team at Hope Integrative Psychiatry at The La Maida Institute. Jonathan's work is based on a desire to foster a compassionate environment of healing for others, and help them experience greater satisfaction in their lives. He has worked in residential, intensive outpatient, community clinic, school, and private practice settings, providing psychotherapy to a variety of adolescent and adult populations . He was trained in psychodynamic psychotherapy at the prestigious Maple Counseling Center in Beverly Hills, CA. Jonathan received additional training in Sensorimotor Psychotherapy, directly from its founder Pat Ogden, PhD and founding trainer Kekuni Minton, PhD. This treatment modality enables him to help others increase their mind-body awareness, develop greater resources for emotional regulation, and process unresolved traumas. He has over fifteen years of personal experience and training in mindfulness meditation, as well a degree in mindfulness-based Contemplative Psychology from Naropa University. Jonathan utilizes the present-moment oriented, non-judgmental principles and techniques of mindfulness to support the healing processes of his clients.